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ASICS FUJILITE 4 – time to hit the trails

FUJILITE 2 were my introduction to trail runners and they got a lot of mileage in over multiple terrains that including hiking, trail running and mountain running. Now its time to take the jump to the 4th edition. First impressions Right out of the box my eyes lit up. The striking colour of the bright […]

3 things you need to know about the GEL-KAYANO 30 shoes

I love this time of year when a new ASICS GEL-KAYANO comes out. I have been wearing them since version 18 and now we hit number 30. There are some big changes but the shoe is better than ever. Here I go through 3 things you need to know about the GEL-KAYANO 30 How does […]

ASICS FrontRunner: Running = Team Sport

When someone says team sport you think football, basketball or rugby, you would not think of running as a team sport. Its about going out on your own, running miles and chasing PBs by yourself. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many reasons why running is most definitely a team sport […]

2022 Year in Review

I look back at 2022 with both delight and disappointment. I’m strictly talking from a sports view, I have an extremly supportive family around me and 2022 would have been a lot rougher without them by my side. I can split the year into four segments January to May – The improvements June to November […]

Some podcasts to listen with an Irish twist

It took me a long time to get me into podcasts. I don’t listen to music while running but I have turned to podcasts on the commute to and from work to help me to get through the journey. It gives me the chance to catch up on the weeks podcasts and news in the […]

ASICS GEL-KAYANO 29 are finally here here

Its one of my favourite times of the year, the day a new version of GEL-KAYANO get released. It is now on to version 29 and I have been wearing them since 18. So how does these ones compare. With injury impacting my running I haven’t been able to do as much as I have […]

Something new in 2022

In 2021 my goal was to take on open water swimming for the full year, from the cold months at the start of the year to the cold months at the end I managed to get into open water pretty much every week once, twice or three times a week. Now I had to think […]

It’s not all about mileage, goals and PBs

If 2021 has taught me anything it is that sometimes you can’t do it all. A growing family, a son wanting to try more activities and a new role in work has meant most of what I set out to achieve in 2021 didn’t happen So how was your 2021? Mine was busy and meant […]

Time to test out Gel-Kayano 28

I have been wearing Gel-Kayano for 10 versions now. They have been my go to shoe since I started running and after I got my 1st pair of Gel-Kayano 18 I’m always looking forward to see what the next version will be like. First impression With this being my go to shoe for stability I […]

Going from team sport to individual sports

For me and many kids growing up we found ourselves involved in team sports. From as soon as I could I was playing Gaelic Football and hurling with my local club and my love affair with sport started. During my younger days I did a bit of running in the Cork City Sports for my […]

It’s worth joining the FrontRunner team

So people may ask why is it worth joining the ASICS FrontRunner team. Here I cover some of the main reasons why you should join the team Meeting people and making friends I remember getting the email to say I made the team and the plans for team gathering. I was nervous heading to an […]


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